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Using Puppet Books with Young Learners

One aspect of puppetry we really enjoy is using hand-puppet books with very young learners. The key thing about using these books is to treat the puppet as if it's…
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Storytelling in the EFL/ESL Classroom

Here are some tips and suggestions to keep in mind while storytelling in the EFL classroom – my students love stories (well, most of them anyway).

Please, Mr Crocodile: Adapting Games

'Please, Mr Crocodile' as a warmer, focus-changer or for revising vocabulary. We look at adapting playground games for young EFL learners.
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Rubber Chicken! A Fun Warmer

Instructions on how to play "Rubber Chicken', a fun warmer & ice-breaker for 3 to 83-year-olds! This energizer warms you up both physically & mentally.
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YouTube Channel Up & Running!

Our YouTube channel for EFL/ESL teachers contains practical advice for teachers interested in adding elements of drama and puppets into their teaching.

Warmers: Tick and Tag

Warmers like tick and tag help develop motor skills, keep students healthy, and encourage teamwork. And they detach children from computers, televisions, smart phones ...!

Puppets & Simple Maths

Some ideas on how to use puppets when teaching simple maths. Puppets can help you teach maths in a more interesting and fun way.

Five Little Monkeys: Using Props

FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS JUMPING ON THE BED Bat-i-Burrillo-style We’ve made our own intro to Five Little Monkeys, using one of our favourite puppets – Charlie the Monkey, of course.  It’s…